Mine Health and Safety Grants
Mine Health and Safety Grants provide funding to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners.
Funding may be used for:
- Developing and enforcing state mining laws and regulations
- Improving state workers’ compensation and mining occupational disease laws and programs
- Improving safety and health conditions in the nation’s mines through federal-state coordination and cooperation
- Training on miners’ statutory rights, including the right to be provided a safe working environment and the right to refuse an unsafe task
- Education and training related to occupational health hazards and diseases, such as black lung, silicosis, and diesel exhaust exposure
- Training on:
- Powered haulage safety
- Working place examinations
- Mine emergency evacuation and transferring self-contained self-rescuers (SCSRs)
- Mine rescue
Eligible applicants include:
- State and territorial governments
- Tribal governments
- Public and state controlled institutions of higher education
Estimated number of awards: 56
Project period: 1 year
Estimated total program funding: $10,537,000
States must provide matching funds of at least 20% of the total program costs.
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.